Welcome to the San Joaquin County Law Library’s website.

Covid-19 Update

The San Joaquin County Law Library will be CLOSED to the public until further notice due to the Covid-19 virus.

Law library staff will still be available during business hours (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday) via telephone at (209) 468-3920, email at sjclawlibrary@sjgov.org, and by appointment. Appointments may be scheduled via telephone. Patrons will be subject to a temperature check upon entrance and will be expected to wear a proper face covering while in the Law Library.

Patrons may access certain databases and/or request information from home during the closure. For more information, go to the Covid-19 Access page.

The patron code of conduct has been updated to abide by state guidelines. To view the changes, go to the Code of Conduct page. The conference room policy has also been updated and is available on the Conference Room Reservations page.

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